This collection features songs that originated from the slave population of North America in the 19th Century. Beset by trouble, sickness and backbreaking labor, these songs bear witness to the slave longing for heaven, where they might find freedom and comfort. As a musical form, the Spiritual stands as a classic expression of religious emotion. Includes: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Go Down Moses, and more.
Gail I. Smith is the Director and Associate Professor of the Health Information Management program at the University of Cincinnati. Ms. Smith has been a Health Information Management professional and educator for more than 30 years. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and previously served as a member of the Board of Directors. She has also served as a coding consultant for many years and has written or co-authored several successful coding textbooks. Ms. Smith received her Bachelor's Degree from The Ohio State University and her Master's D